Monday, February 8, 2010

Bringing Back The Hummus

I had a great start to a new week. The sun shining out there today helped tremendously! Was the sun shining where you are?? I was too lazy to get the kids lunches ready last night so that was a priority this morning. I had some leftover pasta sauce in the fridge so I made them sloppy joe wraps with that and some mozzarella cheese. They both love this type of lunch. While doing that I got my OIAJ cooking in the microwave! IMG_0198
-1 cup water
-1/2 cup Quaker oats

I had to use an extra large spoon to get to the bottom of this baby, but it was worth every bite! The kids laughed when they saw that I’d eaten right out of the jar. I’m sure they’ll tell everyone about it, just like DS told his hockey team and most of the parents that “his Mom” can do over 100 push ups! As if. Thank God I wasn’t in the change room when he made that announcement! *BLUSH*

Here are my snacks of choice today! IMG_0206 IMG_0201 IMG_0203
The chai tea was wonderful and that was my very last pineapple flax muffin.

Yoga was going on in the gym today but we can still go in until 12:40 so I made good use of the time with a nice run.

Time: 35 minutes
Avg Hr: 162
Max Hr: 180
Calories Torched: 389
Distance: 3.5 miles

I also did some great stretching which felt just amazing. Especially in my back. Due to the type of job I have, that area tends to be the tensest in my bod.

I didn’t dig into lunch until almost 2pm. I just wasn’t feeling very hungry today for some reason. I polished off the last of Mama Peas lemon lentil soup: IMG_0204

The boys were on the ice from 4:30-6pm tonight so it was just DD and I for dinner before she had to go to dance class. I pulled out the George Foreman grill and loaded it up with turkey sausages stuffed with spinach and feta (from Costco), sweet potato disks a la Allie and re heated the broccoli from last night. I also broke out a new container of Sabra hummus: IMG_0208

It’s been so long since I’ve had hummus that I forgot how much I enjoy it! I used it as a dip for the sweet potato and broccoli: IMG_0210

I L-O-V-E-D the sweet potato on the grill! Brilliant idea, Allie! And check out the feta oozing out of the sausage… IMG_0212

These were also great. I have 5 more left for another night. My sweet end was 2 squares of 70% dark chocolate with cacao nibs. IMG_0214

Not sure what the funny little glare is on it. Meh, no matter!

I just got back home and am enjoying a small mug of Bellagio white hot chocolate. I didn’t take a picture because I just know that the flash woulda killed it. Now I’m off to help DS count out 100 pennies for school tomorrow as it is day 100 of classes and they’re doing a fun assignment, apparently. Fun times. :D

Bye for now!!


  1. That is so cute about DS and the pushups! Do you microwave the jar itself? I wasn't sure if there would be a reason not to...I have a big empty jar of Maranatha to use up too!

  2. That is so cute about DS and the pushups! Do you microwave the jar itself? I wasn't sure if there would be a reason not to...I have a big empty jar of Maranatha to use up too!

  3. OLIVE sabras hummus!??! Oh my. I need to look out for that! Looks like a delicious day ;)

  4. Bahaha I could totally see DS braggin' about you :) Too cute!

    The sun was definitely shining and I took full of advantage of it despite the chilly temps :) Read-walkin' know it!

    Aren't those sweet potato discs great!? I love how they cook so fast in the GF/Panini press. SO fast!

  5. Your dinner looks perfect! Love, love, love cheese in turkey sausages... The sweet potatoes look amazing. And hummus makes everything even better... :)

    Have a great week!

  6. glad you have a great start of the week.... I'm praying to get sun but I think we'll get more snow today :(

  7. Hey chicky! Sounds like a nice Monday to me :) I just bought one of those maranatha jars from Costco last weekend! I'm finishing up my TJs AB jar, but can't wait to dig into it! I think its wonderful that your kids are so proud of you! How adorable. Great dinner. I have a sweet potato I plan to cook into crispy disks later this week (can't wait!!)Hope the rest of your week goes well

  8. i need to RUN to Costco to get those sausages!

  9. I thought I was the only one that couldn't find the yogurt!!!!

    I have tried Superstore, Safeway, and Save-On foods. No luck. I don't even know where people are finding Liberte.

    In more positive news I found Fage at Safeway in Idaho this weekend. It's pretty good but I prefer Oikos (which is what they used to carry). Mind you it's significantly cheaper which is a definite bonus! :o)

  10. that muffin looks awesome girl!!
    i wana know about your tats!!

  11. That's funny about what your son said! lol! Gotta love kids.. I think you should do a video for us of your 100 push-ups, Krista... ;) LOL!! I can do 1/2 that, but they're all girl ones!! After that, I die. haha!!

  12. PS - Just noticed your new blog pic!! You look fabulous! Love it!! :)

  13. LOL @ the pushups!

  14. aaww so cute that DS told everyone about the push ups! Way to go you! Loving the hummus. I could eat it everyday on almost anything I good! I hope you have an awesome day!

  15. Glad to hear you've been reunited with hummus--I can't go more than a few days without it!

  16. Sweet potatoes and hummus together is quite possibly the best thing ever!

  17. Yesterday the sun was shining but today, not so much!

    Too cute about DS and the push ups! Don't you just love when kids say stuff like that?! :)

  18. Those look like the sausages I eat too--except mine are chicken, not turkey! I like cutting them up and mixing them with a mixture of au gratin potatoes and a bag of frozen broccoli (thawed). Really good!


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